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1. nervus vagus, pneumogastric, pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, vagus, vagus nerve, wandering nerve

a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera

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noun plural -gi (-dʒaɪ)
the tenth cranial nerve, which supplies the heart, lungs, and viscera

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nounWord forms: plural ˈvaˌgi (ˈveɪˌdʒaɪ ; vāˈjīˌ)
either of the tenth pair of cranial nerves, arising in the medulla oblongata and providing parasympathetic innervation to the larynx, lungs, heart, esophagus, and most of the abdominal organs
: also vagus nerve

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n. pl. va·gi (-gī, -jī)
The vagus nerve.

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